DIGITAL JUDAISM: Tablet To Tablet

 

Today in NY: A panel discussing how social media are changing ideas of moral authority, community, gendered subjectivity, and more. (and thanks to Yitz Landes for sharing!)

DIGITAL RELIGION : KNOWLEDGE, POLITICS AND PRACTICE SERIES
DIGITAL JUDAISM: Tablet To Tablet

April, 25 2013 | 5:00 – 7:00pm
19 Washington Square North, New York, United States, 10003

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How have digital technologies entered Jewish life, changing ideas of moral authority, community, gender, education and more? This panel discusses how social media  — Jewish gaming, Hasidic blogging,  orthodox Facebook sites are changing ideas of moral authority, community, gendered subjectivity and more, while transforming possibilities for Jewish communities  in the worlds around them.

To register for this event, please RSVP here

Panelists:

OWEN GOTTLIEB (Steinhardt, NYU)
We Kiss Books, We Waltz with iPads:  Embodied and Locative Jewish learning Practices in the Digital Age

RACHEL WAGNER (Religion, Ithaca College)
Mitzvot Mash-Up: Interactivity as Transformative Interpretation

AYALA FADER (Anthropology, Fordham)
Moral Panic in Brooklyn: Jewish Bloggers, Heretics and Skeptics?

Discussant: JEFFREY SHANDLER (Jewish Studies, Rutgers)

Moderator: FAYE GINSBURG (Anthropology, NYU/Center for Religion and Media)

 

Co-sponsors : NYU Abu Dhabi. With generous support from the Henry R. Luce initiative on Religion & International Affairs.

 

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About Sinai

The admin of this website, an evangelical digital humanist, still aspiring to geekdom. In daylights I work as consultant to JPRESS, the Historical Jewish Press project (http://web.nli.org.il/sites/JPress/English/about/), teach Digital Humanities and Conceptual history at the Hebrew University and Bar Ilan University and I am editor of Contributions to the History of Concepts (www.historyofconcepts.org)